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Anna Gonzalez

2023-24 National Leaders of Color Fellow

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Anna Gonzalez, the community engagement coordinator at American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin, holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Lawrence University. She also earned a masters of arts in Shakespeare Studies from the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon and a masters of fine arts in Shakespeare in Performance at Mary Baldwin University.
Gonzalez has an extensive background in theatre production, having worked as a wardrobe supervisor at Glimmerglass Opera, American Shakespeare Center, and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Prior to her return to the Midwest, she spent eight years in Las Vegas, Nevada, teaching first-grade students reading skills and the importance of kindness.

Her work is fueled by a commitment to promoting inclusion, representation, and belonging in theatre, aiming to make it more accessible for historically marginalized audiences. Gonzalez is passionate about fostering collaboration to unite audiences around the shared experience of theatre.